BOWLING GREEN, Ohio. -- Matt Schilz threw five touchdown passes in the first half, leading Bowling Green in a 58-13 rout of Morgan State on Saturday night.
Schilz finished 16 for 23 passing with 258 yards and an interception, leading the Falcons (2-0) to a 35-10 halftime lead with his prolific first-half passing.
Bowling Green outgained the Bears 572-193 in offensive yards, including a 304-37 margin through the air.
Schilz connected with Eugene Cooper on touchdown passes of 37, 6, 23 and 18 yards in the first half. Four of Cooper's six receptions were for scores, as he finished with 134 yards.
Jordan Hopgood rushed 12 times for 90 yards and also had 37 yards and a touchdown on three receptions for the Falcons, who have won consecutive games to open a season for the first time since 2003.
Travis Davidson led the Bears (0-2) with 89 rushing yards and a touchdown.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
The destination for Week 6 of the Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip is unanimous, as all three conference reporters would head to the Red River Rivalry.
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